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MSNBC
Nov 24, 2012 3:00am PST
, and inherited the big deficit from president bush. over the next three years president obama cut the deficit. he cut it by $200 billion just from last year to this year. so the deficit isn't growing. it's shrinking by a lot. seriously the folks at investor's business daily calculated that the deficit is falling faster than at any time since the end of the second world war. the deficit is falling so fast it might not be able to fall any faster without sending us back into recession. when president obama started, the deficit equalled 10% of the whole economy and now it equals just 7%. so go ahead, boggle your uncle's mind with this chart. the bars below zero represent years when the deficit grew. these bars above zero represent years when the deficit shrunk. we're here right now in the deficit shrunk portion of the chart. the point of the shrinkingest shrinking on the whole chart back to 1950. when somebody stops inevitably nattering about the fiscal cliff and the skyrocketing deficit, they don't know what they're
CSPAN
Nov 24, 2012 8:45am EST
is that they are doing precisely what the people who elected them with some do which was several back all obama initiatives, to cut spending, a lot of them doubt that the debt ceiling should not be increased under any circumstances, and to that degree they feel like that was a failure. but, no, they basically believe that their job is first to obstruct barack obama and then once there is a republican president in place to pass those initiatives that create a better business climate, more and more deregulation, the funding of programs that have never quite been near and dear to them. yes. i think that they do believe. and, of course, after you flash toward a bit, i expect to will talks about the debt ceiling fiasco of 2011, but after that summer when we were taken to the brink of fiscal clef, we are about to see again, the thinking on the part of the house republican leaders was, well, you know, maybe your tea party freshmen will go home, he yelled at by their constituents and realized in the you know, maybe compromise is not such a bad thing. the opposite occurred. they went home and the people
PBS
Nov 23, 2012 4:30pm PST
. >> reporter: during the campaign season, president obama visited college campuses, with a big goal. he wants to cut the growth of tuition prices in half over the next decade. to do it, he'll have to curb a steady upward trend that spans over several decades. just this year, in-state tuition for public colleges is up by almost 5%. for two-year colleges, in-state tuition jumped almost 6%. the average sticker price for private colleges this year is up by about 4% from last year. the predent has proposed controlling tuition growth by expanding a few federal programs like some student loans and work study programs, but reducing those funds for colleges and universities that raise tuition too much and too fast. >> right now the federal government, just this past year, gave out $187 billion in federal financial aid and for the most part that was without strings attached to it and the president is proposing to take a small percentage of those dollars and try to leverage them to go to schools that provide good value for students. >> reporter: but this proposal wouldn't affect most federal education d
CNN
Nov 24, 2012 2:00pm PST
obama fail to reach a massive deal, that is, on tax hikes and spending cuts, well, it will automatically kick in, in january. and grover norquist, the latest republican to break with norquist, no tax hike pledge. chambliss says he cares more about the country than the pledge. >>> and superstorm sandy has cost new jersey more than $29 billion. and the number could easily rise. governor chris christie says the number will only be known after taking into account next summer's tourist season. new york governor cuomo asking for $38 billion, to help with his state's recovery. >>> and after topless photos of the duchess of cambridge. the photos showed kate sun bathing with her husband on vacation at a private home in france. a french newspaper published the photos, the couple is reportedly taking legal action. >>> and was o.j. simpson actually responsible for nicole brown simpson and ronald goldman's murders? new evidence suggests that o.j. simpson was not the killer. >>> but first, were you the one of many who snatched up a good deal on a flat screen tv on this black friday? you might be surpr
CSPAN
Nov 24, 2012 2:00pm EST
up, i think the argument that obama will have to essentially extend the tax cuts as is come from of the 20 d's who are up, many of them in quite red states and the r's -- either very strong candidates because they all survived in 2008 and got elected against the obama landslide that year. whereas obama agreed to continue the tax cuts because he feared his own reelection, this time it is the democrats in the senate in a similar position obama was. >> thank you very much. i believe there are two narratives and it seems like both are legitimate in their own way. but there is also the question of political psychology. and it is clear some republicans, some moderate republicans, some neo- conservatives, some people who were advisers to governor romney, that they do think that president obama got a mandate and suggest the republicans make major concessions. to what extent in your conversation with house republicans, to what extent this feeling is kind of common among rank and file members? >> the cheerful news from the taxpayer perspective is that the republicans are not at all spooked
NBC
Nov 24, 2012 5:00am PST
obama returning from a post-thanksgiving round of golf, but off the links, the clock is ticking. lawmakers need to hammer out a deal to prevent the so called fiscal cliff. deep spending cuts and tax hikes set to take effect next year. >> i think we're all aware that we have some urgent business to do. >> reporter: after a meeting at the white house last week, congressional leaders struck a rare tone of bipartisanship. >> we had a very constructive meeting with the president. >> we feel very comfortable with each other. >> reporter: but a major sticking point remains -- taxes. president obama wants to let the bush era tax cuts expire for the wealthiest americans. many republicans still oppose that idea. aides have been trying to work out a compromise. >> none of this is pretty. it's actually ridiculous. pretty dysfunctional politics. we've set this crazy trap for ourselves and we're about to inflict a wound on our economy that really doesn't need that. >> reporter: in addition, the fragile cease fire looms large in the middle east. some analysts say this could be an opening for m
FOX News
Nov 24, 2012 3:00am PST
who else thought that, president obama. in the lame duck of december, 2010, those were his act words in the rose garden why we need today extend the bush tax cuts. >> alisyn: stick around for a minute because 2016 is right around the corner and is jeb bush really considering a run for president? we're going to-- >> what's so funny? >> and we'll ask in two minutes, stick around. >> imagine in 2016, it's clinton versus bush. will jeb bush run for the republican nomination. >> i think he could give it
Search Results 0 to 9 of about 10 (some duplicates have been removed)